The capital of Kerala is one of the greenest cities in the country. With parks everywhere the city of Thiruvananthapuram, previously known as Trivandam, is a sight for the sore eyes. The perfect admixture of cityscape with natural greenery is the main attraction of this evergreen city. People from all over the country and abroad visit this beautiful city for business and pleasure. The airport, the railway station and the roadways in the city are very swift and are quick access to the people. Accommodations, food and other amenities are abundant in the capital. For Kerala tourism, Thiruvananthapuram is one of the main hubs that not only connects many tourist destinations in Kerala & neighboring states but also presents travellers its own bouquet of interesting sightseeing spots.
The main attractions in Thiruvananthapuram are the Padmanabhaswamy Temple, the Puthe Maliga Palace Museum, the Napier Museum, the Natural History Museum, the Zoological Gardens, the Kanakakunnu Palace, the Secretariat and the St Joseph Cathedral. You can also visit the Neyyar Wildlife Santury, the Ponmudi Hills, the Kappil Edava lakes, the backwaters of Anchuthengu and Agasthyamala from here. But the most exclusive activity here is a trip to the Kovalam lighthouse beach and enjoy the seaside fervors there.